The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank - 222 214
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.12% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.33% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.42%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
IBM Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2226 2109 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.22% 34.66% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1696 1667
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South West region.

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in the South West

IBM Mainframe
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Mainframe.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
1 3 (100.00%) RACF
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) zSecure
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) ACF2
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) RACF Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM